Senior Contracts Manager

  • Job Reference: R27128
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £90,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car Allowance, Bonus, Healthcare
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Circa £90,000 salary depending on skills and experience

Full time/37 hrs a week/permanent

Location: World Wide House, Peterborough

Benefits: Car allowance, 30 days leave, double match Pension (up to 6%), Bonus

Anglian Water offers a flexible approach, this role provides you the flexibility to work from home and from an Anglian Water office. Your base location will be World Wide House in Peterborough.

Make every drop of your potential count. Join our team!

Anglian Water's Major Infrastructure Team helps to meet tomorrow's challenges today, by planning and delivering high-quality major infrastructure for the East of England that will help address major future challenges such as securing water supply for future generations, reaching net zero, adapting to climate change and restoring the environment. Delivering new jobs, improved opportunities for people in communities across the region and boosting local economies.

Our Major Infrastructure team are involved in a number of major infrastructure projects, more widely known as Nationally Significant Infrastructure projects, or NSIPs and other accelerated infrastructure schemes. They are transformational projects that, if delivered, could contribute greatly to Anglian Water's purpose (to bring environmental and social prosperity to the region we serve through our commitment to love every drop) and meeting our strategic direction objectives. The ones you may already be familiar with are: Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant Relocation project and our two new proposed reservoirs in Lincolnshire and the Fens.

We are currently looking for a Senior Contracts Manager for our Cambridge Waste-Water Treatment Relocation Project (CWWTRP).

This is a client side role that will be responsible for:

  • Defining and delivering the contract management strategy, ensuring this is aligned to the Anglian Water and Major Project Objectives.

  • Accountable for the development and subsequent implementation of the contract management function for the Cambridge Waste-Water Treatment Relocation Project (CWWTRP).

  • Accountable for delivering high quality, robust Contract Management and Contract Administration services.

  • Ensures that the CWWTRP has the highest levels of integrity and holds accountability for implementing self-assurance.

  • Lead on ensuring there is appropriate, responsive and defined contractual processes to enable efficient delivery.

  • Acts as contract interface with client, partner organisations & strategic stakeholders.

  • Leads on development of any appropriate wider supply chain and frameworks for materials and services.

What will you be doing:

  • Providing visible Heath, Safety and Wellbeing leadership

  • Actively promote and achieve Health & Safety objectives by demonstrating the importance of Health, Safety and Wellbeing

  • Reporting to the Head of Commercial, you will be accountable for the independent administration and execution of the NEC contracts across the Cambridge Project

  • Where contractual decisions are needed the Senior Contracts Manager will provide expert opinion to the Programme Director / NEC PM under the contract to enable a decision

  • Develop and implement a Contract Management system across the Cambridge Project

  • Using the Contract Management system put in place a reporting system that details specific contractual performance and monitors compliance with contractual obligations for all parties

  • Proactively create and maintain a resourcing plan to meet the needs of CWWTRP

  • Develop direct and indirect employees through structured training and development plans

  • Provide a central contract management support function for the strategic sourcing initiatives and integrated collaborative initiatives across the supply chain for CWWTRP

As a valued employee you'll be entitled to:

  • Competitive pension scheme - Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%

  • Car allowance

  • Personal private health care

  • Annual bonus scheme

  • 30 days leave, rising with service + Bank Holidays, with the option to swap Christmas and Easter holidays for those celebrated by your religion

What does it take to be successful?

  • Educated to degree level in Construction Management, Project Management, or equivalent experience

  • MRICS, MAPM, or another relevant Professional Body

  • Evidence of on-going leadership development and relevant personal development

  • Experience in similar role at a strategic or senior level

  • Working across complex matrix teams

  • Success at creating an aligned culture focussed on high performance.

  • Adept in use of standard forms of contract and developing contract strategies.

  • NEC3 & NEC4 Project Manager Accreditation (desirable - demonstrable contractual expertise, essential

Join us and make a difference. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and we think our workplace should reflect that. We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed.

Closing date: 4th August 2024